Staying Well Road Trip

If you’d like to learn more on how to take care of yourself please take our free online course to get a better understanding of stress, mental health and resilience. Click here to start the road trip...


There are a range of places you can get support if you’re feeling down or anxious. Please don’t struggle on alone.


Breathing Space Scotland

Call 0800 83 85 87 or visit the website.


Citizens Advice Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland provides free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice to anyone who needs it.


Clear Your Head (coping with coronavirus)

The coronavirus outbreak has changed daily life for us all in Scotland and has had a real impact on how many of us are feeling. It's ok to not feel yourself right now. We have tips to help get you through it - visit our website for more information.


National Wellbeing Hub

For Scotland’s health and social carers, including unpaid carers. Find information and resources on how to look after yourself, colleagues and loved ones on our website.


NHS24 Mental Health Hub

Free, confidential advice and support from a mental health professional to help decide on the best course of care for you. Call 111, Monday to Sunday 6pm – 2am.


Living Life

Free, confidential appointment-based telephone support on 0800 328 9655 (Mon-Fri 1pm to 9pm). Visit the website for more information.



Dedicated text service available to emergency responder communities to text BLUELIGHT to 85258 any time day or night to be connected to a trained and supervised Crisis Volunteer.


Samaritans Scotland

Call 116 123 or visit the website.


Your GP

Your GP isn’t just there to diagnose aches and pains. If you’re having trouble with stress and mood, book an appointment and talk about your role and how you are feeling. We want to be strong and dismiss little things, but do tell your GP as much as you can - such as sleep problems and dark thoughts as well as physical problems. It’s okay to make a list beforehand or to take a friend with you.


Self-help resources

The online course - Living Life to the Full


Sleepio: An evidence-based sleep improvement program


Daylight: A smart-phone based app that helps with anxiety and worry


Silvercloud: A structured programme based on CBT that focuses on supporting your wellbeing, including managing your mental health, resilience, stress and sleep. Use code NHS2020